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Bloody Labour

In this interview, Noè Ramírez of banana workers’ union SITRABI speaks about the violation of labour rights in Guatemala and the murder of trade union activists. Noè’s brother, Marco Tulio Ramírez, also a SITRABI union leader, was murdered in October 2007. He describes efforts to improve workers’ rights and condition at plantations on the south coast of Guatemala, where they are hoping to replicate SITRABI’s successes in Izabal.

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Environmental impacts of pineapple production in Costa Rica

These two interviews were filmed in the rural community of Milano in Costa Rica in 2011. Xinia Briceño (Environmental Activism) describes a ten-year struggle to prevent pineapple production expanding over community land and contaminating the water supply with agrochemicals used in the production process at a local pineapple plantation; and Eliseth Urbina (Poor Water) speaks about the effects on her and her family of drinking contaminated water.

Cameroon 2011

A series of videos filmed in Cameroon by Banana Link in 2011 documenting conditions of workers at banana plantations. Click here to find out more about Banana Link's work in Cameroon and to find out about our funding appeal. 

Justice for Women - an interview with Latin American trade union leader Iris Munguia

In this interview, trade union activist Iris Munguia describes how lack of respect for workers' labour rights is widespread in Latin America, especially where there are no unions. Abuses include long working hours, low wages, discrimination and sexual harassment.

After working in the packing depot of one of Chiquita's banana plantations in Honduras for 23 years, Iris Munguia became a trade union leader and a defender of women's rights.

Hard Labour

Working conditions on plantations are extremely tough....workers tell their stories about the impacts on their health, income and rights.

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